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Obama: ‘Heart-Breaking’ We Haven’t Passed Gun Control Laws Since Sandy Hook

President Obama says getting legislation through Congress has been difficult since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

04/09/2015

Sarah Brady.  (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Sarah Brady, Gun Control Activist, Dies

Sarah Kemp Brady, who became an activist for gun control after her husband was shot in the head in the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, has died.

04/03/2015

Marco Rubio Speaking

Rubio Seeks to Strip Gun-Control Authority from D.C. Officials

A likely Republican presidential candidate has introduced a bill that would ban local elected officials in the nation’s capital from enacting gun-control laws.

03/26/2015

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Rand Paul: ‘Stop Obama’s Ammo Ban’

WASHINGTON (CBS DC) — A proposed federal ban on the manufacture and sale of popular ammunition for AR-15 semiautomatic rifles has prompted Sen. Rand Paul to urge supporters to fight back. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, […]

03/09/2015

Police Officers Memorial

NAACP Calling For Gun Control Measures Following Shooting Deaths Of 2 NYPD Officers

The NAACP is calling for gun control measures following the shooting deaths of two New York police officers.

12/22/2014

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe. (Photo credit:  Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

McAuliffe Proposes Gun Control Measures

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is pushing for new regulations on gun ownership and introduced a legislative package Monday that includes limiting handgun purchases to one a month and requiring universal background checks for purchases at gun shows.

12/15/2014

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D.C. Police Chief Seeks Changes to Concealed-Carry Law

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier testified Thursday at a hearing on the D.C. Council’s proposal to allow residents and visitors to get concealed handgun permits for the first time in nearly 40 years.

10/16/2014

A new report finds that the number of law-enforcement officers killed by firearms jumped by 56 percent in 2014. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gun-Control Law Discussed in Maryland Governor’s Race

A Maryland measure enacted last year tightening the state’s gun-control laws has been a recurring issue in the governor’s race.

10/14/2014

Gun control groups say this is the year they finally go toe-to-toe with the National Rifle Association and match their foe's imposing campaign spending for congressional candidates.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Gun Control Groups To Match NRA Spending In Midterm Elections

Gun control groups say this is the year they finally go toe-to-toe with the National Rifle Association and match their foe’s imposing campaign spending for congressional candidates.

10/02/2014

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D.C. Council Votes to Allow Concealed Handguns

A reluctant District of Columbia Council voted unanimously Tuesday to allow people to carry concealed handguns in the nation’s capital for the first time in nearly 40 years.

09/23/2014

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